Handbook of the Birds of the World; Volume 7 Jacamars to Woodpeckers

Handbook of the Birds of the World; Volume 7 Jacamars to Woodpeckers

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Volume 7 presents the orders Galbuliformes and Piciformes. Families covered include Galbulidae (Jacamars), Bucconidae (Puffbirds), Capitonidae (Barbets), Ramphastidae (Toucans), Indicatoridae (Honeyguides), and Picidae (Woodpeckers). A foreword on extinct birds is included.
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This volume covers Jacamars, puffbirds, barbets, honeyguides, toucans and woodpeckers.

Each chapter, headed by a summary box, deals with a different family, and it is subdivided into sections: systematics; morphological aspects; habitat; general habits; voice; food and feeding; breeding; movements; relationship with man; status and conservation; a general bibliography and detailed species accounts.

The species accounts include names in French, German and Spanish, in addition to scientific and English names. Each species features taxonomic notes; subspecies and distribution; habitat; food and feeding; breeding; movements; status and conservation and a selected bibliography.

ISBN 9788487334375
Format Hardback
Language English
Author Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, Jordi Sargatal
Page Count 613
Published 2002
Illustrations Colour Photographs, Colour Plates, Maps

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